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Children’s Holiday Program

Like a Hallmark Movie

What would you do if Mrs. Claus called? You know the plot of every Hallmark Channel movie:  busy city lady finds herself back in her (adorable) hometown despite her best laid plans. With the help of a local lumberjack/bookstore owner/newspaper reporter, she falls in love with hometown and sees her town, and him, with fresh… more

Children’s Holiday Program Needs Your Help!

Annual holiday program helps over 1,500 children across Unity House programs Help put the sparkle in the holidays by helping out in one of three ways: Give a cash donation or gift card: Help us buy toys for hundreds of local children in the community. While the intention is to match children directly with donor… more

Children’s Holiday Program

Save the Date to kick-off the most wonderful time of the year! Did you know the Children’s Holiday Gift program helps fulfill the needs and wishes of over 1,500 children across Unity House programs? Such an endeavor means starting early! Join us for our official kick-off at Unity House’s Front Door on Friday, November 11th. … more

Holiday Gift Program

Sign Ups for our annual Holiday Gift program for children are now under way! If you would like to Adopt a Child and fulfill their Wish List of wants and needs, please contact Mandy Brown at (518) 274-2607 4139 or To the many office groups, book clubs, churches, families and individuals who have adopted… more

CapCom Cares Foundation Gives Back

Partnering with Unity House to help children Santa in July? Why yes, it’s the brilliant idea of CapCom to get people thinking about the needs of children at holiday time. The holidays are months away, but Unity House’s Children’s Holiday Program needs to get an early start to help the over 1,500 children who benefit… more

Baby, It’s Hot Outside!

High temperatures or not, we are planning for the holiday season Unity House elves and volunteers are already planning for the busiest time of the year: December, when we help coordinate gifts for over 1,500 children across Unity House programs. Easy Ways to Help Get involved by making a gift to our Children’s Holiday program. Host a Toy… more

Let’s Talk about BABIES!

Can you help with any items on our Wish List? Babies need lots of care and many of the things they need are expensive. Some of these items, like wipes and diapers, are used in our early childhood education and daycare* programs. Others are needed for our Holiday Gift program. Help with these items is… more

Needed: A Few Good Elves

Thinking Ahead to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Yes, it’s still warm outside but staff and volunteers are busy planning for our Adopt a Child program which helps provide holiday gifts for over 1,000 children across Unity House programs. Can your group or organization help? By hosting a toy drive, you can help collect… more

Thank You!

Adopt a Child Program a Success Children involved in programs across Unity House received gifts this holiday season thanks to the support of so many in our community. The annual Adopt a Child program connects donors wanting to fulfill a child’s Wish List of wants and needs with children in need. With list in hand, caring… more

Paying it Forward

Watervliet Youth Pitch In Recognizing the blessings in their own lives, a number of Watervliet youth decided to pay it forward to others in their community by making Christmas about giving. The idea was to take the focus off themselves, and focus on the needs of others. Friends Bless Demand, Isaiah Teabout, Dontae Powell, Mya Sentmier Thomas and Nathan Bellow worked… more